Whether music is part of your career or just a beloved part of your life, we have continuing education opportunities that will sharpen your skills and advance your abilities.
Musical education opportunities for adults
Guitar lessons for everyone
Have you always wanted to learn to play the guitar? Or are you already proficient but want to sharpen your skills?
Whatever your ability, you’ll find skilled teachers ready to help you achieve your goals at the Jacobs Guitar Academy. Lessons are offered all year round in a variety of styles for all skill levels.Explore the Guitar Academy
Learn to be a world class flutist
Get one-on-one attention from a world-renowned flutist at the Jacobs School of Music. The Flute Academy is open to all ages and all levels! You get to choose the types of lessons that will best help you meet your goals—individual, group, or as part of an ensemble.
Audition preparation workshops
Edward Auer Winter Piano Workshop
If you are preparing to audition for the purpose of furthering your study in piano, this four-day workshop is for you.
Designed to help you perform your absolute best during your auditions, the workshop includes master classes, individual lessons, and a mock audition.Learn more about the workshop
Summer programs for adults
Each summer, Jacobs offers a variety of workshops that feature performance-and teaching-oriented intensive study for college students and adults, taught by some of the finest music educators in the country.
Workshops range from several days to two weeks in length.
Our offerings include:
- Chamber Music Seminar
- Edward Auer Piano Workshop
- Fearless Performance
- Jacobs Organ Academy
- Know Your Voice
- The Kodály Summer Institute
- Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning
- Natural Horn
- Retreat for Violin and Viola Teachers
- Sacred Music Intensive Workshop
- Summer Percussion Workshop